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See from inside a Lorry Cab – Exchanging Places 13th Feb

February 10, 2017 |

Monday 13th February will see The London Borough of Southwark hosting an Exchanging Places event on the Elephant & Castle roundabout with a new HGV vehicle complying to the (TfL) Direct Vision Standard.

The all round vision offered to the … Read More

How to: Report Dangerous Driving to the Police

November 25, 2016 |

If you’re in London & have footage of mobile phone drivers or close passes you can now report it online.

https://beta.met.police.uk/report/report-a-road-traffic-incident/

If you see anything else that you want to report, then still use this form. It’s just that … Read More

Who to Officially Complain to

October 20, 2016 |

Pothole? If Southwark or a local authority managed road/track, then I’ve vg response from using https://www.fixmystreet.com/

TfL maintenance issue? Report street faults (including traffic light faults) using their https://tfl.gov.uk/info-for/urban-planning-and-construction/roadworks-and-street-fault. Select “Make a complaint” and Streets”

Systems like “fixmystreet” are … Read More

Take Action: Support Space for Cycling on the Old Kent Road

October 19, 2016 | 3

Want protected cycle lanes down the Old Kent Road? Want to reduce air pollution and help kids cycle to school in one of London’s least healthy areas? We need to show that people support space for cycling, including people who … Read More

Waltham Forest Mini-Holland: Report of our Trip

October 14, 2016 |

Written by Liz Eden, 24th September 2016

We were shown round by Paul Gasson, of Waltham Forest Cycling. We first cycled around some of the outlying bits, then locked up our bikes next to Walthamstow Station and walked around there.

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Lycra for people who don’t usually fit into lycra

October 14, 2016 |

A company called “Fat Lad At the Back” now sell cycling clothes for those of us who aren’t built like whippets. (I’m not entirely sure what I think of the name, but never mind.) All described in the following video: … Read More

Mayor Khan confirms his support for the Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge

September 30, 2016 |

In A letter to Lib Dem Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon the mayor reiterated his commitment to the scheme and stated that TfL is currently reviewing the initial funding, technical and demand data collected by Sustrans many years ago.

More news … Read More

More from “Faster Pedestrian” – on chatting

September 1, 2016 |

In which chatting is a good measure of cycling

https://fasterpedestrian.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/in-which-chatting-is-good-measure-of.html

There are various ways of measuring how suitable a road is for cycling. For example, Transport for London has the Cycling Levels of Service (CLoS) score, and Wales has the … Read More

Blazing Saddles Bike Ballet – Taster session this Saturday

August 24, 2016 |

Taster Session -­ Saturday 20th August, 2-­4pm

Blazing Saddles are looking for female Ride Leaders to assist with up to 35 performers & 20-­50 audience  members cycling between venues in several locations around Dulwich on 17th September, approx. 2-­?4pm. The … Read More

In which “Faster Pedestrian” redesigns the Old Kent Road

August 19, 2016 |

An interesting blog about the Old Kent Road from the blogger “Faster Pedestrian” that we think you might want to read. It’s about how to fit segregated cycle lanes, and might be interesting for anyone replying to the Old Kent Road … Read More